the person I admire most

1743 WordsNov 29, 20137 Pages
The person whom I admired first time is my mother. But, if we talk about the famous person, I can say that, he is Mahatma Gandhi. He was from India. He is known as the “Father of nation” in India as he played a very important role in gaining the freedom of India. Mahatma Gandhi gave the Indian People not only freedom but also the new thoughts on non-violence and sustainable living. There are some qualities about him like trust, non-violence, legacy, etc. These qualities are the ones that inspired me. He said that “If my faith burns bright as I hope it will even if I start alone, I shall be alive in grave and what is more speaking from it”. Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869 in small town named Porbander. Gandhi was a lawyer…show more content…
From this, I gain “a basis for my life-long philosophies”. I believe in non-violence, therefore I think that killing animals is not right. Also animals are just like humans and we would not kill humans for our meals. Meghavi: Why you believe in non-violence? Why did you choose the path of Non-violence protesting? Gandhi: “There are many causes that I am prepare to die for but no causes that I am prepared to kill for”. I was like this from my childhood. I was inspired for promoting non-violence by the religions of India, especially Jainism and Hinduism. I don’t like to kill anybody or even insects because we can’t make them alive, so we have not right to kill them. Since people used violence to gain freedom for India, we got our independence a few years later than we would have if we had only used non-violence. Meghavi: How do you feel about the criticism towards your ideas? Gandhi: Sometimes, I feel awful when I heard about the negative remarks about me. However, I took them in a positive aspect. I accept full responsibilities for the results of my actions. Meghavi: Why did you decide to wear only ‘Khadi’ (Kind of fabric) that is made by ‘Charkha’? (Spinning wheel, the equipment by which you can make the fabric) Gandhi: I don’t want to wear any kind of the fabric that is not made in India. One more thing that is by making the fabric, we can try to remove the unemployment from the India as there is large amount of unemployment. Meghavi:
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